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Comic books May 1991

  • Issue #729
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 729

    Features include Judge Dredd in "Emerald Isle" part 3 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Steve Dillon and Will Simpson), Nemesis and Deadlock in "The Enigmass Variations" part 7 (script by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, art by Carl Critchlow), Robo Hunter part 7 (script by Mark Millar, art by Casanovas), Tharg's Future Shocks: "Marksman" (script by Westley Smith, art by Kev Hopgood), Tao de Moto in "Forbidden Fruit" part 7 (script by Myra Hancock, art by Dave Hine), and Junker part 15 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by John Ridgway).

  • Issue #730
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 730

    All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Emerald Isle" part 4 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Steve Dillon and Will Simpson), Rogue Trooper in "The Saharan Ice-Belt War" part 1 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by Coleby and Hart), the Mean Machine in "Travels With Muh Shrink" (script by John Wagner, art by Richard Dolan), Robo Hunter part 8 (script by Mark Millar, art by Casanovas), Tao de Moto in "Forbidden Fruit" part 8 (script by Myra Hancock, art by Dave Hine), Junker part 16 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by John Ridgway).

  • Issue #731
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 731

    All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Emerald Isle" part 5 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Steve Dillon and Will Simpson), Rogue Trooper in "The Saharan Ice-Belt War" part 2 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by Simon Coleby, color by Gina Hart), the Mean Machine in "Travels With Muh Shrink" part 2 (script by John Wagner, art by Richard Dolan), Robo Hunter part 9 (script by Mark Millar, art by Casanovas), Tao de Moto in "Forbidden Fruit" part 9 (script by Myra Hancock, art by Dave Hine), and Below Zero prologue (script by John Brosnan, art by Kev Hopgood). Dillon cover.

  • Issue #732
    2000 AD (1977 IPC/Fleetway) UK 732

    All color. Features include Judge Dredd in "Emerald Isle" part 6 (script by Garth Ennis, art by Steve Dillon and Will Simpson), Rogue Trooper in "The Saharan Ice-Belt War" part 3 (script by Michael Fleisher, art by Simon Coleby, color by Gina Hart), the Mean Machine in "Travels With Muh Shrink" part 3 (script by John Wagner, art by Richard Dolan), Robo Hunter part 10 (script by Mark Millar, art by Casanovas), Tao de Moto in "Forbidden Fruit" part 10 (script by Myra Hancock, art by Dave Hine), and Below Zero part 1 (script by John Brosnan, art by Kev Hopgood).

  • Issue #4
    A-Kon Komics 4
    Tags: Manga
    Published May 1991

    Promotional mini-comic produced by Steve Krueger for Project A-Kon 2, March 25-26, 1991 in Dallas, Texas. Pages by Bruce Lewis, Donna Brown, Brad Lucido, Lord Briano, John Waltrip, and Michel Gareau. Plot by Robert W. Gibson. Krueger cover. 4.25-in. x 5.5-in.; black and white; 8 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    A-Kon Komics 6
    Tags: Manga
    Published May 1991

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    Promotional mini-comic produced by Steve Krueger for Project A-Kon 2, March 25-26, 1991 in Dallas, Texas. Pages by Chris Edbauer, Joe Resales, Edward Hill, P. Todd Richardson, James Vecchio, and Mike Mercier. Plot by Robert W. Gibson. Jason Waltrip cover. 4.25-in. x 5.5-in.; black and white; 8 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Vol. 5 #3
    Aboriginal Science Fiction (1986) Vol. 5 #3

    Volume 5, Issue 3 - May/June. Science Fiction and fantasy magazine. 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #665
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 665

    Cover art by Tom Grummett and Dennis Janke. Wake the Dead starring Superman, script by Roger Stern, pencils by Tom Grummett, inks by Jose Marzan; Baron Sunday reanimates some fallen inmates on Stryker Island in order to break out. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #29
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  • Issue #29
    Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (1988) 29

    Death and the Dragon's Eye: Part 3 of 4. "Dead of Night!" Written by Dan Mishkin. Art by Jan Duursema and Rick Magyar. This murder mystery takers a turn for the macabre when the sorceress, Kyri, comes face-to-face with the man she's accused of murdering, her former paramour, Carrill. It's a confrontation that may cost the promiscuous half-elf her very soul. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #2
    Adventures of Misty (1991 Forbidden Fruit) 2

    Written by James McQuade and Gil Porter. Art by James McQuade. In a post apocalyptic world subjugated by the International Destiny Machine, IBM for short. Misty joins the resistance movement and refuses to submit to the IBM. 24 pgs, B&W illustrations. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #478
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 478
    • Signed by writer/artist Dan Jurgens with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Part 7 of the 7-part 'Time and Time Again' series, continued from Superman (1987) #55. Catapulted to the time of the Legion of Super-Heroes, Superman's found a way back to his present...propelled by the force of Earth's exploding moon. The tale of the exploding moon is continued in Legion of Super Heroes (1989 4th Series) #19. Written and pencilled by Dan Jurgens and inked by Brett Breeding. Cover by Jurgens and Art Thibert. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #409
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  • Issue #4
    Adventures of the Super Mario Brothers (1991) 4

    Story and art by Bill Valley, Mark McClellan, George Wildman, P. Zorito, Jade, Kingman Huie. While sleepwalking, Mario believes he's Dirk Drain-Head, his comic book hero, and goes out to rescue Toad who's been kidnapped by Koopa in "Bedtime for Drain-Head". Captain N back-up story. 32 pgs. Full color. $1.50 cover price. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #4
    Airwaves (1991) 4
    Published May 1991 by Caliber.

    Story by Michael Lark and Debra Rodia. Art and cover by Michael Lark. In a future America run by corporations, a female d.j. and a rock singer try to aid the resistance. The Director takes steps to ensure that Paisley and Jon Pure will be unable to stop him. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28
    Akira (1988) 28
    Published May 1991 by Marvel.

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    Tetsuo decides to demonstrate his power to his enemies and his allies alike. The first English translation of Katsuhiro Otomos influential manga series. Story, art and cover by Otomo. Color by Steve Oliff. Mature readers. Cover price $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #41
    ALF (1988) 41
    Published May 1991 by Marvel.

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    Comic book version of the TV sitcom and cartoon that aired on NBC from 1986 to 1990 featuring an Alien Life Form (ALF) living with a family. ALF panics when the Tanners' TV stops working. And when he tries to fix the TV, he ends up inside it in "T.V. F.X. N.X.S." Then ALF tells Brian about his days on the Orbit Guard Patrol and when he met Doc Cabbage in "Classical Gastritis," an ALF version of a Doc Savage adventure. Scripts by Michael Gallagher and art by Dave Manak & Marie Severin & Rusty Haller. Cover price $1.00.

  • Vol. 36 #5
    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (1956 Davis-Dell) Vol. 36 #5

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  • Issue #1
    Alien Nation the Firstcomers (1991) 1
  • Issue #3
    Alien Nation the Skin Trade (1991) 3
  • Issue #96
    Alpha Flight (1983 1st Series) 96

    "Slave to the World!" Story by Fabian Nicieza. Art by Michael Adams and Mike Manley. Cover by Jackson Guice. The Master of the World is reborn and this time he won't stop until his greatest adversaries, Alpha Flight, are dead and thus setting the stage for his ultimate rule over mankind. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #190
    Amazing Heroes (1981) 190

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  • Issue #347
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 347
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    "The Boneyard Hop!" Part 2 of 2. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Erik Larsen. Inks by Randy Emberlin. Cover by Erik Larsen and Randy Emberlin. On a deserted island, the Amazing Spider-Man wages a desperate battle for survival vs. the vicious Venom! The wall-crawler is fighting for his life! While Venom is fighting for his death! And this time there isn't any help or rescue on the way! As shown on the twisted cover, Venom plans to quote Hamlet once the battle is over! If the spectacular one doesn't want to play the part of Yorick; he better move fast! To thine own self be true, web-slinger! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Willie Lumpkin, Aunt May, Flash Thompson, and the Black Cat. (Notes: Venom appears next in Darkhawk 13 & 14. This two-part story was reprinted in the trade paperbacks: Spider-Man: Venom Returns (1993) and Spider-Man: The Vengeance of Venom (2011).) 32 pages. Cover price $1.00. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #347MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 347MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. Venom's still after the web-slinger--and thinks he's killed him! "The Boneyard Hop!" Script by David Michelinie, pencils by Erik Larsen, inks by Randy Emberlin. Larsen/Emberlin cover. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1992
    Amazing Spider-Man Annual HC (1974 World Distributors/Panini Books) Spider-Man Annual 1992

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    A British published book reprinting three Amazing Spider-man stories - 1st printing. Includes Activity games, a crossword puzzles. Hardcover, 64 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.

  • Vol. 66 #1
    Amazing Stories (1926-Present Experimenter) Vol. 66 #1
  • Vol. 111 #6
    Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact (1960-Present Dell) Vol. 111 #6

    May 1991. Cover by Nicholas Jainschigg. Stories: "The Great Unknown"(Part 2) by Harry Turtledove, "Intervention at Hellas" by Daniel hatch, "By a Waterfall" by Mark O. Halverson, "A Bargain at any Price" by Grey Rollins, "The Snows of Venus" by G. David Nordley, and "Exodus" by Steven G. Johnson. Science Fact article: "Global Catastrophes and Mass Extinctions" by Jeff Hecht. Softcover, 5-in. x 7.25-in.; 192 newsprint pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Angel and the Ape (1991 Limited Series) 3

    Sam's Gorilla City past comes back to haunt him as his grandpa, Gorilla Grodd, pays him a visit...and it's a family reunion Sam won't ever forget. Neither will guest stars The Inferior Five. Written and pencilled by Phil Foglio, with inks by Keith Wilson. Cover by Foglio and Wilson. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #35
    Animal Man (1988) 35
    Published May 1991 by DC.

    Buddy goes to Mexico for a stunt shoot and discovers animal abuse...and something strange is taking place behind closed doors at S.T.A.R. Labs. Written by Tom Veitch, with art by Steve Dillon. Cover by Brian Bolland. New Format. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Ape Nation (1991) 3
  • Issue #2
    Apocalypse Presents (1991) 2

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  • Issue #2-1ST
    Appleseed TPB (1990-1993 Eclipse/Dark Horse) 1st Edition 2-1ST

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    1st Edition - Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Book 2: Prometheus Unbound!" Collects Appleseed: Book 2 (1989) #1-5. Story and art by Masamune Shirow. Translated by Dana Lewis and Toren Smith. Lettering and retouch by L. Lois Buhalis. In this second Appleseed volume Deunan and Bri become fully integrated into Olympus society, even as they seek to turn it on its ear. Spectacular art and an exciting story set Appleseed apart as an example of comics at its finest. Softcover, 132 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #387
    Archie (1943) 387
  • Issue #8
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    Publication for and by fans of Archie Comics

  • Issue #52
    Archie's Double Digest (1982) 52
  • Issue #222
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 222
  • Issue #1
    Armageddon 2001 (1991) 1

    In the year 2030, Matthew Ryder dreams of a time when the world wasn't under the heel of Monarch, and sets out to change the world as Waverider in "Darktime". Waverider's mission continues in Superman Annual #3. Script by Archie Goodwin, pencils by Dan Jurgens, inks by Dick Giordano. 56 pages of story. Jurgens/Terry Austin cover. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-2ND
    Armageddon 2001 (1991) 1-2ND
    Published May 1991 by DC.

    Second Printing. By Archie Goodwin, Dan Jurgens, & Dick Giordano. 1st appearance of Waverider. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1-3RD
    Armageddon 2001 (1991) 1-3RD
    Tags: Armageddon 2001 (part 1)
    Published May 1991 by DC.

    Silver Series 3rd Printing with Silver Ink title logo ("III" under cover price). By Archie Goodwin, Dan Jurgens & Dick Giordano. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    Art D'ecco (1990) 4

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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Autobiography of F.B.I. Special Agent Dale Cooper: My Life, My Tapes SC (1991 Pocket Books) A Twin Peaks Book 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    By Mark Frost.

    The co-creator of the cult classic television series Twin Peaks pulls back the curtain and reveals the secrets of Special Agent Dale Cooper's life, from his 13th birthday all the up until audiences are first introduced to him on the show. Humorous, perplexing, and definitely eye-opening, this is a must read for any fan of the show.

    Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 8-in., 192 pages, Text Only.

  • Issue #3
    Avatar (1991 DC) 3

    With the first Tablet of Fate in their possession, Midnight and her allies must now find the second Tablet in Waterdeep's City of Splendors before Cyric or Myrkul, god of the Dead, find it and use it for their own malevolent ends. Written by Barbara Kesel, with art by Dameon Willich, Jerry Acerno, Pam Eklund, Todd Hamilton, Jan Harpes, John Nyberg and Mickey Ritter. Painted cover by Willich. 96 pages. New Format. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #332
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 332

    "The Many Faces of Doom" Part 1 of 2. Script by Larry Hama. Art by Paul Ryan (breakdowns) and Tom Palmer (finishes). Cover by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer. The Avengers host a gala celebration for the grand opening of their new headquarters building! And many of their superhero friends through the years attend the joyous occasion! But it appears that one uninvited super-villain is also attending! Wow, who would be brazen enough to come to a gathering with 25-plus heroes present? Who else? Victor Von Doom! The erstwhile monarch of Latveria (and a few Doombots) boldly crash the party! What does Doctor Doom want? It can't be good! Cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, President George Bush, Barbara Bush, Stan Lee, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Nick Fury, Wolverine, the West Coast Avengers, and the New Warriors. (Note: This issue completes Paul Ryan's 2-year run as the primary penciler of the Avengers series.) 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #70
    Avengers West Coast (1985) 70

    "The Big One" Part 1 of 5. Guest-starring Spider-woman. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Steve Butler and Danny Bulanadi. Cover by Tom Morgan. The Pacific Overlords storyline begins in this issue. Spider-woman (aka Julia Carpenter) runs into Dr. Demonicus' underlings at Newport Beach. After being defeated, she turns to the Avengers for help. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Dr. Pym, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Tigra, Wasp, and Wonder Man. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #70MJ
    Avengers West Coast (1985) Mark Jewelers 70MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Big One" Part 1 of 5. Guest-starring Spider-woman. Story by Roy and Dann Thomas. Art by Steve Butler and Danny Bulanadi. Cover by Tom Morgan. The Pacific Overlords storyline begins in this issue. Spider-woman (aka Julia Carpenter) runs into Dr. Demonicus' underlings at Newport Beach. After being defeated, she turns to the Avengers for help. Avengers Lineup: Hawkeye, Dr. Pym, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Tigra, Wasp, and Wonder Man. 32 pages Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Barbie (1991) 5
    Published May 1991 by Marvel.

    Ken and Skipper go with Barbie on a rollicking sea cruise. By Barbara Slate, Amanda Conner and Barb Rausch. Cover by June Brigman and Roy Richardson. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #5
    Barbie Fashion (1991) 5

    Cover pencils by June Brigman, inks by Roy Richardson. "Picture Perfect," script by Barbara Slate, pencils by Anna-Maria Cool, inks by Jeff Albrecht and Andy Mushynsky; Barbie is on a photo shoot for the cover of a fashion magazine. "Beauty Sleep," script by Barbara Slate, pencils by Anna-Maria Cool, inks by Jeff Albrecht; Barbie tries to go to bed early for a job in the morning but keeps getting disturbed. "The Latest Fashion," script by Barbara Slate, pencils by June Brigman, inks by John Lucas; Skipper tests out the newest hat style but it turns out to be too strange for everyday wear. "This Old Chair," script by Barbara Slate, pencils by June Brigman, inks by John Lucas; Barbie purchases a vintage chair and restores it. Barbie Fashions, script by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Anna-Maria Cool, inks by John Lucas. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1
    Baseball Comics (1991 Kitchen Sink) 1

    Cover art by Will Eisner. Background about the original 1949 comic and its creation. Rube Rooky, script by Will Eisner, art by Will Eisner and Tex Blaisdell; New owner Lana Lash isn't impressed with her first sight of the Jaguars, despite a star pitching performance from Rube Rooky. Rube Rooky Climbs Up From The Pit, script by Will Eisner, art by Will Eisner and Tex Blaisdell; Pop Flye has so much faith in Rube's ability that he buys a team to showcase his talent, but the remainder of the players have their problems. The '49 Recruits article. Rube Rooky Heads Down The Home Stretch, script by Will Eisner, art by Will Eisner and Tex Blaisdell. Buddy Hassett Tells You How To Choose A Batting Order. The Sunday Ride of Babe Herman Dogers vs Braves, script by Jules Feiffer, art by Jerry Grandenetti; The story of a remarkable 1926 game between the Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers. 36 pgs. $3.95. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #462
    Batman (1940) 462
    Tags: Batman
    Published May 1991 by DC.

    Part 1 of 3, continued next issue. A dying man's last words send Batman to San Francisco and then to an ancient Indian dwelling where the Dark Knight confronts a creature that will forever change his life. Written by Alan Grant, with art by Norm Breyfogle and Steve Mitchell. Cover by Breyfogle. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #18
    Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1989) 18

    While Randolph Porter and General Slaycroft experiment on the General's son, Batman tells Alfred to lock him in the Batcave for a month...and not let him out for any reason...in "Venom: Part 3." Part 3 of 5, continued from the previous issue. Continues next issue. Written by Denny O'Neil. Layouts by Trevor Von Eeden. Pencils by Russell Braun. Inks by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Cover by Garcia-Lopez. Cover price $1.50.